Asian Pacific American

Bread and Roses

Airs at: Fri, 05/12/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
A new web series created by Luann Algoso and produced by Amy Nieto-Cruz. Nonprofit is centered on the story of Gabby Antonio; she’s a quirky, spunky, and idealistic Filipina American that works as an organizer at a social justice nonprofit for Asians and Pacific Islanders i... Read more

Women Activists Call on Trump to Initiate Regional Peace Talks with North Korea

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  "The United States, as I understand it, has made a precondition for talks with North Korea, that they must get rid of their nuclear weapons stockpile before talks can begin. For North Korea, as they view it, that's a nonstarter." – Christine Ahn, founder and internation... Read more

Eco-Social Justice on the Global Frontlines: Vandana Shiva

Airs at: Tue, 05/02/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Despite the position of the Trump administration, which has labeled climate change a “hoax” concocted by China, there is virtual universal unanimity that the Earth’s temperature is rising and that human activity is largely responsible. In the face of this crisis Trump is... Read more

Another awkward Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Show...

Airs at: Fri, 05/05/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Pacific Underground
May is Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month so we've decided to have another awkward episode about it. Last year, the crew of Pacific Underground found themselves in the not so comfortable position of being live on air while realizing that most of us didn't care to celeb... Read more

Oppression Olympics with Scot Nakagawa; Author Hari Kunzru talks about "White Tears"

Airs at: Fri, 04/28/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
In a time where discussions around activism has taken over the social media scene, the topic of oppression olympics has become a relevant one. Although not a new idea, the pitting of marginalized groups against one another has been a tool of oppression used in our country s... Read more

AAPI Heritage Month Events

Airs at: Tue, 05/02/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month and events are heating up all over Portland. Up first we'll talk with playwright Nandita Shenoy whose play Washer/Dryer gets its staged reading Oregon premiere by Theatre Diaspora. Shenoy created this play to present re... Read more

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Airs at: Tue, 04/11/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae welcomes back NY Times best-selling author Lisa See who has just released her new book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. Lisa See spends a couple of years researching and writing her books. Since Dmae spoke with her in 2014, the author has been researching the Akha, an... Read more

Lighthouse Lessons

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 10:00pm - Fri, 03/31/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Lighthouse Sessions
  Lighthouse Lessons is the media-production arm of Lighthouse Art Collective, a community which exists to empower artists and neighbors to to engage with each other and the greater civic arena to facilitate growth, equality, abundance, and fortitude through access to the ... Read more

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husb... Read more

Stories From Rural Oregon

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae features rural Oregon author Bing Bingham and his book Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West. We'll hear about his stories of ordinary people in Eastern Oregon and their perspectives and lives are shaped by their surroundings. He'll be reading from his... Read more